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  • Coins and plant being watered for growth

    A new take on corporate lending

    Cbus, the Australian building industry super fund, has announced plans to begin offering finance to corporates. Here, we sit down with Rob Leck, Manager Debt and Quantitative Solutions at Cbus to find out why.

  • Baby sugar cane farm in India

    Fresh farm financing

    A pioneering product has been launched by the State Bank of India in conjunction with Jain Farm Fresh that harnesses the power of digitisation to revolutionise how farmers across India sell their goods and access financing.

  • EU paper flags inside a paper envelope and UK outside the envelope

    Making sense of the mess

    After last week’s momentous referendum result, treasurers across the globe will surely be wondering what happens next. Unfortunately, the answer to that question may take a long time to become clear. In the meantime, we review some of the initial reactions and explore a handful of the crucial questions treasurers will need to think about in the months (and, quite possibly, years) ahead.

  • Big and small bird sitting on a fence

    Could the mini-bond work for your business?

    Mini-bonds are relatively new debt instruments being utilised by a number of organisations to raise finance. Here, we take a look at the product and its rather unique characteristics.

  • Close up of dart hitting bullseye

    Ratings agencies take aim at SCF

    If your company has a supply chain finance programme, it may be a good idea to have a chat with your ratings agency about it.

  • Person crossing old bridge

    Life after Brexit

    With the UK referendum on EU membership fast approaching, we take a look at some of the challenges corporate treasurers might be grappling with should there be a vote to leave. Has your treasury team considered what life might be like after Brexit?

  • Red and green race cars racing on a track

    Corporates warm to asset based lending

    Whether it is for funding their new growth ambitions, or plugging the gap left by the withdrawal of traditional credit lines, more European companies are using asset based lending than ever before. But the banks still feel that awareness of the product could be improved.

  • Close up of dart hitting the bullseye

    How corporates can benefit from off-balance sheet securitisation

    Securitisation of trade receivables can be a useful financing alternative for corporates when credit markets are tight. Here Finacity’s David Viney explains how companies with sufficient volumes of receivables can achieve their wider financing goals whilst keeping the transaction off balance sheet.

  • Person lending someone money

    Direct lending putting mid-market borrowers back in the game

    With constraints on bank lending hitting many mid-market corporates, one alternative source of funding is direct lending. Can it really plug the gap?

  • Red boxing gloves and black helmet

    Fighting ‘unintended consequences’

    Pressure is growing on European policymakers to rethink regulation introduced after the last financial crisis. We talk to someone who has been at the sharp end of the lobbying efforts for the past six years.